November 23, 2001

Pope sends first e-mail

Author: JT Smith

CBC: "In an unprecedented event
for the Catholic Church, Pope
John Paul II went online on
Thursday to electronically
transfer a papal document to the
world directly over the Internet.

During a brief ceremony in the
Vatican's Clementine Hall, he
signed and transmitted the
post-Synodal Apostolic
Exhortation "Ecclesia in
Oceania".

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